Hey gang, It sure feels good to be able to complete a custom, regardless of its complexity! A lot of you are aware of some of the circumstances I've dealt with over the last year and a half. Between time and finances and my duties to Radicons, I don't get very much left over for myself! Having said that, I've finished one of my few remaining commissions that began last year. (isn't THAT cringe-worthy?) This piece here was part of a trade, basically. I was hooked up with an Animated Activators Dirge in exchange for my painting the LOC Sunstorm figure that was shipped along with the Activator. I dyed the hands and feet and thighs and flip-out weapons black so there'll never be any issues of wear on this bugger. The blue is Krylon Fusion Patriot Blue. I've never had much luck getting this blue to show up properly in photographs (I used it years ago for my Alpha Trion) but this time around I've gotten much closer than all my past attempts! It's still not quite as dark as the real thing, but these are actually pretty close. The silver is Testors Chrome, and the red is Testors Gloss Red. The canopy is Testors Metal Flake Gold. I masked off the tiny Decepticon symbol, so no stickers. I even painted the eyes. I tried to come up with a unique scheme for the wing deco, one that would be his own, homage his G1 scheme, and yet also still flow well on this mold. I think I've succeeded, but you tell me! Now, on to the pictures. Next all I have left to do is clear-coating and I can finally finish those Alternators as well. Sure will be nice to get these 2008 projects done :S Oh yeah - I clear-coated him with Testors Semi-gloss spray. Also, I didn't mask anything for the hand-aps, just the 'con symbol.